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30 April - Lorna Munro

Would you buy a house with a complete stranger?  In a recent survey by HSBC 59% of 18-40 year olds said that they were at least ‘open to the idea’... Read More


26 April

In the recent High Court case of Gaia v Abbeygate [i], a developer was found not to have made reasonable endeavours to fulfil conditions of a contract as soon as... Read More


23 April

Waggott v Waggott [2018] EWCA Civ 727. In a recent case heard by the Court of Appeal, involving a multi-millionaire couple; the Court provided a clear approach for the treatment... Read More


17 April - Rhiannon Jenkins

In Mirab v Mentor Graphics (UK) Ltd the EAT confirmed that there is no general rule that an employer is only required to consider bumping if it is raised by... Read More


17 April - Kevin Manship

We reported previously on the High Court decision in The Software Incubator Ltd v Computer Associates UK Limited, which seemed to clarify a longstanding area of uncertainty in the Commercial... Read More


16 April - Cathrine Bryant

Where employment has ended and a termination payment is made on or after 6 April 2018, the Finance (No. 2) Act 2017 inserts new provisions into the Income Tax (Earnings... Read More


12 April - Helen Bunker

Welcome to this month's edition of Private Client Issues, Blake Morgan's monthly round-up of the topics you may find of interest. ATED – Returns are now due The Annual Tax... Read More


9 April - John Hamilton

The dispute resolution function of The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS) is to be absorbed by The Pensions Ombudsmen and will become the single point of contact for all pension dispute... Read More


9 April - Sean McNulty

As many employers will know, on 6 April 2018, and then again on 6 April 2019, the minimum contributions to a pension scheme for the purposes of the automatic enrolment... Read More


9 April - Adrian Lamb

Following its Green Paper on Security and Sustainability in Defined Benefit Pension Schemes in February last year, the DWP (Department for Work and Pensions) has now published its white paper... Read More


6 April - Cathrine Bryant

Clients should note that on 6 April 2018 EU State Aid approval for the EMI scheme expires. The effect is that share options granted in the period from 7 April... Read More


5 April - Sophie Cisler

The window for the submission of this year's Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) returns is now open. If you own a property above a certain value by way of... Read More